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Hellfire Pass Memorial Museum and Walking Trail

Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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A memorial dedicated to the Asian labourers and Allied prisoners of war who suffered and died constructing and maintaining the Burma-Thailand railway during WW II.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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207 Moo 11 | Tha Sao Subdistrict Kanchanaburi, Sai Yok 71150, Thailand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fantastic job has been done by the Australian people restoring this area. At least 1 1/2 hours is needed to justify a visit. The free audio guide gives an in depth overview of the suffering our soldiers and local civilians suffered. Definitely worth a...More

Thank Euan_Mcphee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very interesting, we did with dutch audio (free audio, just leave pasport for deposit). Many people died making the railway and especially the pass, impressive to learn more about it with the audio guide.

Thank Kevinbinho
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very moving place where such horror occurred and not just Australian but so many nationalities Make sure you get the headphones to hear the stories and first hand experiences. The museum was closed for renovations but the trail was amazing

Thank Edkeo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing place. One can't help but wonder how undernourished men managed to excavate through the rock. The work done to reclaim it from the jungle is awesome. It rained on our way back and as a word of warning the new walkway is...More

Thank RJStewart
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unfortunately the Museum was closed for renovations during our visit but this didn’t detract from our experience. It poured rain for our entire 5 kilometre walk along the old rail formation and this put the whole experience into perspective. You will be very moved by...More

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A group of 6 adults walked the Hellfire Pass trail from the museum to Hintok Road. Memorable, informative and excellent excursion. Headsets available for no cost from the museum and need to be returned at end of walk. Incredible stories told by POWs and so...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2018

We have been here before but decided to take the kids this time. As always the place is moving and full of historical information. They were re-building the museum however the walk and head sets provided a comprehensive historical recount. Well worth a visit

Thank TamaraM1908
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Although the museum was under renovation, the informational still there just moved outside, audio players available and option to do a small walk or a very lengthy walk to see the whole of hell fire pass. Very helpful staff. Very informative and shocking to see...More

Thank georgia12321
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Make the effort - an impressive tribute to the thousands who died working on the Death Railway. Congratulations to DVA for supporting the renovation of the Interpretation Centre and for improving access.

Thank Philip M
Reviewed 31 August 2018

We visited Hell Fire Pass in the pouring rain which makes you appreciate what these brave men had to contend with to build this railway. As an Australian I'm very proud that the preservation of this historic site continues.

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Megan D
1 September 2018|
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Response from EarlRay60 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not in a position to fully answer this question. I have however, walked the Hellfire Pass trail.
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John R
28 July 2018|
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Response from Peter D | Reviewed this property |
I beleive it was opening in november at this stage
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Geordie1943
14 May 2018|
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Response from clintgsy | Reviewed this property |
Hi there,I would have to sorry but not really as from the museum which is at the top of the hill you take a long walk down a framed stair case and some of the steps are strap to the path which is at the bottom and from... More
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